Chulie was raised in Hong Kong and has British and New Zealand Citizenship. She has lived in Malaysia for the past eighteen years but is now based in Kathmandu. She has three grown children, two sons and a daughter. Chulie has a diploma in Professional Counselling, with an interest in women’s issues. Her affinity for Nepal first developed through yearly projects with the Himalayan Light Foundation, which took her to remote areas of Nepal, creating a profound respect for the people and a greater awareness of the problems they face, particularly women. Chulie is dedicated to empowering exploited, underprivileged women and children in Nepal so that they can create better lives for themselves.